Tamil Nadu has banned on-line gaming involving successful or dropping actual cash, wagering and betting on the web. An ordinance by the Governor mentioned these discovered responsible will likely be fined Rs 5,000 and could be jailed for six months.
Anyone caught operating retailers the place individuals can play betting video games on-line will likely be fined Rs 10,000 and jailed for as much as two years.
The Tamil Nadu authorities’s transfer to ban on-line betting video games comes after a number of individuals died by suicide because of dropping an enormous sum of money.
No on-line recreation is allowed to make use of digital funds switch, which can be utilized for betting, and there could be no prize cash, in line with the ordinance.
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit backed the ordinance after the state authorities sought his assist to ban on-line betting video games.
Last month, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had additionally requested Union Law Minister RS Prasad to dam 132 web sites within the state to cease on-line playing.